Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Academic Writers Vacancies in Kenya

A leading writing house intends to hire academic writers on long term basis having minimum graduation level education from leading universities and writing experience to work with us on long term basis. 

You must be familiar with academic writing, different type of referencing particularly Harvard Referencing and APA Referencing System and must be able to produce plagiarism free work within the stipulated deadline.

Standard Group Sales Executives Jobs in kenya

The Standard Group comprises, the Standard newspapers, KTN, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. 

The group is in the processes of strengthening its management and leadership team by recruiting highly motivated, qualified, experienced and competent, individuals to the following positions.

Sales Executives

The incumbent will be responsible for delivering set sales targets and unsold volumes within the assigned territories on monthly basis.

Role of the Position
  • Identify and recruit/open new sales outlets

Tribalism, Nepotism and the Job Equation

“Does tribalism and nepotism play a role in the job recruitment processes?” That’s the question I asked my peers at a local barber shop as we waited in line. I was perusing through a newspaper as is the norm while waiting for my turn when I happened to bump onto an article about this. “Well?” I asked again as I tried to sway their attention to this topic, “Of course it does apply especially in government recruitment; everyone knows this and that is the way it always will be.” I wanted to sharply object to his casual way of responding to this question but was stopped by the faces of the others who by then were listening to our discussion and were in total agreement with the response. “How can you accept this injustice in such a laid-back manner considering the high levels of unemployment that the country is facing?” Is this the extent to which we’ve lost hope in our country? I thought to myself. 

The article made reference to the saga at the Kenya pipeline company where there were allegations that nepotism was at play in the way appointments were made at one of Kenya’s biggest parastatals.  According to the article, the Yatta MP Charles Kilonzo has called on parliaments committee on equal opportunity to investigate the matter. The MP even went ahead to

Tullow Oil Expression of Interest

Call for Expression of Interest (EOI)

Tullow Oil is Africa’s leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company and is a constituent of the London FTSE100. 

The Group has interests in over 100 exploration and production licences across 24 countries focusing on four core regions: Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America.

Tullow Kenya B.V., a subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc (thereinafter also referred to as The ‘Company’), is the operator in six license Blocks in Northern and Western Kenya. 

Part time Finance Office Administrator Job

Part-time Finance and Office Administrator

Closing date:  21 Nov 2012

International Center for Research on Women 

Finance and Office Administrator - Nairobi, Kenya Part-time: 26.25 hours per week

Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya


The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is an organization comprised of international development professionals – researchers, advocates and program managers –

Animal Human Interface Officer Position

Animal-Human Interface Officer

Closing date:  11 Nov 2012

Title: Animal-Human Interface Officer 
Period of Performance: November 16, 2012 – November 15, 2013 
Place of Performance: Nairobi, Kenya

Service Objectives:

The contractor will provide veterinary expertise to help strengthen capacity in detecting and responding to zoonotic diseases of public health importance and enhance partnerships between animal health and human sectors in Kenya and the region, including the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health. 

UNEP Graphic Assistant Job in Nairobi

Graphics Assistant

Closing date:  29 Oct 2012

UN Environment Programme

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Vacancy Notice No.: GS-12-39
Organization: UNEP Division of Communications and Public Information (DCPI)
Duty Station: Nairobi
Functional Title: Graphics Assistant
Grade: G6
IMIS Number: 606569
Duration: 11 Months
Closing Date: 29/10/2012


The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the United Nations systems designated entity for addressing environmental issues at the global and regional level.